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Two Years Imprisonment For Online Gambling: Tamil Nadu Assembly Introduces Bill To Replace Ordinance

Feb 04, 2021 PTI

The Bill envisages amendments to the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, 1930, The Chennai City Police Act, 1888 and the Tamil Nadu District Police Act, 1859 to ban online gambling

Online Gaming: Kerala High Court Issues Notice To Virat Kohli

Jan 27, 2021 PTI

Besides Virat Kohli, a division bench, headed by Chief Justice S Manikumar, also issued notices to actors Aju Varghese and Tamanna Bhatia


The Rise And Rise Of The Digital World

Are these changes stemming from Covid? Without Covid we would have landed in this virtual lifestyle eventually. Covid has accelerated this pace.

Fantasy Cricket Operators Can't Mislead Consumers, Players: IB Ministry

Dec 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

During IPL 2020, fantasy operators like Dream11, My11Circle, Paytm and MPL spent big on advertising across media platforms without telling people the hazards of real money gaming


Will Computer-Doping And Bans Checkmate Online Chess?

The pandemic sparked a major surge in online chess, but cheating and bans by several states pose a problem.

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23 November, 2020

Good News For Fantasy Cricket In TN, Will Court Ban Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Now?

Soumitra Bose

According to a new Tamil Nadu government ordinance, only rummy and poker have been banned from the state but fantasy sports has been given a nod


20 November, 2020

Cricket Superstars Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Promoting 'Evil', Tamil Nadu Bans Online Gaming

Soumitra Bose

Tamil Nadu has joined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in banning online gaming activities that involve electronic transfer of funds. Rummy, cricket operators face heat


19 November, 2020

Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Using Star Power To Promote Online Gaming, Madras High Court Not Amused After Suicides

Soumitra Bose

Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli are among a clutch of celebrities who are endorsing online brands that feature real money gaming


03 November, 2020

Online Gaming: Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli's Role Irks Madras High Court After Spate Of Suicides

Soumitra Bose

The Madras High Court has expressed its anguish over suicides due to online gambling. It is also worried that celebrities are endorsing gaming apps


02 November, 2020

MPL Sports Replaces Nike, Becomes Kits Sponsors Of Indian Cricket Team For Three Years

Soumitra Bose

Virat Kohli is the brand ambassador of esports and online gaming platform MPL. The deal with BCCI is worth 120 crores plus revenue share


08 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban: Korean Company Boots Out China's Tencent To Protect India Business

Soumitra Bose

PUBG mobile, a popular eSports game, has been banned by the Indian government for its Chinese links


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06 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban: Top Live Streamer Dynamo Wants eSports Community To Bounce Back

Soumitra Bose

Dynamo is synonymous with PubG mobile live streaming in India. He is backing other eSports games to grow during ban


04 September, 2020

After Rummy, IPL 2020 Title Sponsors Dream 11 Face Fresh Challenge In Supreme Court

Soumitra Bose

A slew of court judgements have allowed fantasy cricket platform Dream11 to operate with impunity. All eyes on a new SLP in Supreme Court now


03 September, 2020

PUBG Mobile Ban In India: 'Plenty Of Options Available', Esports Industry Sees Opportunity For Indian Products

Soumitra Bose

PUBG Mobile, published by Chinese behemoth Tencent, was a rage among Indian youths, but India's security more important, says online gaming industry


02 September, 2020

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile App Ban Part Of Indian Government's 'Vocal For Local' Plan

Soumitra Bose

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG, is one of the most popular Esports in the online gaming industry and the fastest growing app in India.


30 August, 2020

Bizarre! India, Russia Declared Joint Online Chess Olympiad Winners After Server Malfunction

PTI

Russia were initially declared winners after two Indian players lost out on time in the final after suffering a disconnection with the server


19 August, 2020

IPL Sponsors Dream11 Happy To Clash With Sourav Ganguly's Fantasy Cricket App

Soumitra Bose

Dream11 is endorsed by MS Dhoni while Sourav Ganguly promotes My11Circle. The star war is hotting up ahead of IPL


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31 July, 2020

Arrest Virat Kohli For Promoting Online Gambling Cricket App, Chennai Lawyer Files Petition

Outlook Web Bureau

Top cricketers like Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni and Shane Watson are all endorsing fantasy leagues that see consumers waging online bets


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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